Smothered Greens

Use a small amount of skinless smoked turkey breast instead of fatback to lower the fat content but keep the taste.

3 cups   water
1/4 lb   smoked turkey breast, skinless
1 Tbsp   hot pepper, freshly chopped
1/4 tsp   cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp   cloves, ground
2 cloves   garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp   thyme
1 stalk   scallion, chopped
1 tsp   ginger, ground
1/4 cup   onion, chopped
2 lbs   greens (mustard, turnip, collard, kale, or mixture)
  1. Place all ingredients except greens into large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Prepare greens by washing thoroughly and removing stems.
  3. Tear or slice leaves into bite-size pieces.
  4. Add greens to turkey stock.
  5. Cook 20 to 30 minutes until tender.

Makes 5 servings--Serving size: 1 cup

Calories 80
Fat 2 g
Saturated fat less than 1 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Sodium 378 mg